Staff


Headshot of Gabriella Huggins, a black woman with twisted shoulder-length hair, large wooden hoop earrings, and tattoos wearing a navy blue linen tank top dress.

Gabriella Huggins, Executive Director (she/her)

Gabriella Huggins is a multi-media arts practitioner and student of social work from Salt Lake City, Utah—ancestral Shoshone, Paiute, Goshute, Ute and Diné (Navajo) territory. For more than a decade, she has worked as youth mentor and teaching artist with a number of local nonprofits and city agencies, including Spy Hop Productions and Youth City. Her work has been recognized by Salt Lake City Zoo, Arts and Parks and in local and nationally respected publications. A skilled facilitator and forward-thinking advocate, socio-political equity and justice motivates her personal and professional aspirations. She is excited to join the Art Access team in the mission of creating a diverse and inclusive arts community through centering the experience of people living with disabilities. In her free time, Gabriella can be found walking her dog and listening to podcasts, sharing meals and beers with her partner and friends, and sewing dresses with pockets.


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Erin Call, Finance Director (she/her)

Erin previously worked as the controller at the Salt Lake Art Center and is amply qualified to manage the fiscal aspects of our organization. Erin attended both Brigham Young University and the University of Utah and majored in fine arts with an emphasis in painting. In addition, she has over 20 years of accounting experience in a variety of industries. Erin has lived along the Wasatch Front her entire life, currently residing in downtown Salt Lake City with her husband and daughter. She loves the arts in general and has a particular fondness for the visual arts.


Head shot of Cara Jean Hall with long brown hair wearing a red sweater in front of a painting of a field with red poppies.

Cara Jean Hall, Development & Communications Director (she/her)

Cara Jean loves art, people, has a passion for art and civic engagement, and a desire to celebrate and understand the human experience which is reflected in her personal studio work and professional work. She spent the first 15 years of her adult life raising four children, received her BA from the University of Houston, and now resides in Millcreek where she plans on staying for the rest of her life!  Her first experience with Art Access was when they displayed her painting series Grip: Conversational Portraits on Mental Health.  Since then she has participated in 300 Plates multiple times and is now thrilled to be on the team as the Communications and Digital Marketing Manager.